The median annual salary for a Support Assistant was - in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Support Assistant
England / South East
Rank - 440 458
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Assistant 0 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.083% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.086% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 10
Median salary - £22,163 £22,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.39%  
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £22,000 £18,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% +22.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14208 18529 19762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.59% 96.67% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11855 15825 15961
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Support Assistant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Support Assistant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Support Assistant in the South East

Support Assistant
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Assistant in the South East.

Salary trend for Support Assistant in the South East

Support Assistant Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Support Assistant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Support Assistant in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Document Management
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008

Support Assistant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Document Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) VMware